Saturday, September 24, 2011

Finally a start on the floor loom

Using the new Texsolv cord that I ordered I was able to get rid of the heavy nylon rope and fasteners that came with the loom.  This seems to run smoother, I know I will have to do some adjustments once I get the warping done.

I did get 9 sections of warp on.  It is so cool to be able to put so much on with just 20 complete turns of the roller. If I figured my number of ends I will be doing a 14 inch wide runner.  I figured that was enough to just see how things work after I get all the warp beamed and see how the treadles work.  So plan to have some fun this weekend.  Hopefully next Wed. when I am back at the store I will have a picture of something.  Thanks to my one fan for his support and suggestions. 
I have several big tubs of cut recycled fabric that I want to get woven this winter so I can start on something fresh.  Maybe try those Jazzy Strings! 

1 comment:

  1. YEA!!!! You're off and! ;) Glad to see that the Texsolv cords worked out for you, too. They sure do make things easier than tying and untying knots to get things even or level.
    Looking forward to weaving photos!